Classic Smoked Sausage Mac and Cheese

Classic Smoked Sausage Mac and Cheese

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"A classic made even better with the addition of Butterball Smoked Sausage, two kinds of cheese and a different shaped pasta."

Ingredients 1 h 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 922 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 922 kcal
  • 46%
  • Fat:
  • 64.3 g
  • 99%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 36 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 167 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 2162 mg
  • 86%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse and drain. Set aside.
  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Cook and stir sausage and onions 3 to 5 minutes or until onions are tender. Stir in Alfredo sauce, and half and half. Bring to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Simmer 1 minute.
  4. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in cheese and black pepper until cheese is melted. Stir in pasta and sausage mixture.
  5. Pour mixture into lightly sprayed 139-inch baking dish. Sprinkle evenly with combined bread crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown and pasta mixture is hot and bubbly.
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Footnotes

  • TIP: Recipe was developed using Velveeta Pasteurized Process Cheese Food.
  • Serve with a green salad to round out the meal.
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Robin Nicole Strickland
9/28/2013

The sausage is amazing, however, we did not like the mac and cheese. It tasted like the kind we used to get in school!

MommySmith
9/24/2013

Oh wow! Butterball doesn't mess around when it comes to recipes. I loved it! Would definately suggest you try it. The only change I would suggest is a mix of cheddars in place of the sharp cheddar and reduce the velveeta to 2 cups instead of 3, and using 2 jars of Alfredo sauce instead of all the velveeta. The velveeta really covered those great complex cheese flavors. The corkscrew pasta was a wonderful touch!

Faith N
9/11/2013

I was really surprised by this recipe (cut it in half for our family size.) For me it was a quick fix while running behind tonight. Both the boys and my husband enjoyed it (he'd die if he knew Alfredo was in it!) Would like to try it again with homemade Alfredo and different cheeses. But for a once and awhile meal that doesn't take long, this will come in handy. Also really enjoyed the sausage itself!